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The newly launched European Partnership for Personalised Medicine (EP PerMed) aims to improve future healthcare for all citizens through personalised therapy, diagnosis and prevention. With a total budget of around €375 million, provided by the EU & more than 50 partners, EP PerMed will significantly support the transnational development of personalised medicine approaches over the next ten years as well as their successful translation into clinical practice. A preliminary announcement for the first joint transnational call for proposals (JTC2024) has now been published. JTC2024 will aim to fund research that fosters the identification or validation of targets for personalised medicine approaches. The call calendar, including the deadline for pre- and full-proposal submission, will be available soon. The call is expected to be launched beginning of January 2024.Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) and Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) will participate in this call. More information on available funding for researchers based in Flanders and on how to apply will become available once the call has been officially launched. You can already turn to the dedicated page on the VLAIO website or contact VLAIO at firstname.lastname@example.org or FWO at email@example.com.Disclaimer: We kindly inform you that the funding organisations participating in the call cannot yet respond to concrete substantive & practical questions until the call documents are online. This to ensure that all European researchers have equal opportunities.
The AgroEcology Partnership is pre-announcing its upcoming first call for joint European research projects within our partnership AGROECOLOGY which is envisaged to be started in Jan 2024 subject to the successful negotiation with the European Commission. Enclosed you will find our official pre-announcement which is free to be shared and linked.
The European Commission organises a virtual info day on the Advanced Digital Skills call that is foreseen to open on 21 November 2023. Agenda 9.30-9.45 Welcome and introduction 9.45-10.00 Topic Briefing: Cybersecurity Skills Academy 10.00-10.05 Q&A 10.05-10.20 Topic Briefing: Specialised education programmes in key capacity areas - Advanced digital skills analysis 10.20-10.25 Q&As 10.25-10.40 Topic Briefing: Specialised education programmes in key capacity areas 10.40-10.45 Q&As 10.45-11.05 General presentation on the application and evaluation procedures 11.05-11.30 Organisational registration / PIC numbers for application Break 14.00-14.45 Lump Sum: What is Lump Sum and how to submit a Lump Sum proposal 14.45-15.00 Q&A and Wrap up of the Info Day 15.00-16.00 Pitching session for potential applicants under all topics Please visit the event website for more information and to register for the event.
This year the European Union celebrates the 30th anniversary of its internal market. For this occassion, the Enterprise Europe Network Flanders (EEN), in collaboration with Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) and Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), organises workshops on CE marking, intellectual property, sustainability and European support for Flemish SMEs. The event includes a panel debate in which EU experts and business leaders will discuss the challenges posed by the internal market. Further on the agenda is a networking drink to close the event.One of the parallel workshops of the event will focus on European funding for SME's with a presentation of available opportunities in Horizion Europe, Digital Europe & the European Defence Fund by NCP Flanders coordinator Ann Van Hauwaert and a presentation on European Innovation Council Accelerator funding by NCP Flanders & EEN advisor Magali Parent.More information, the detailed programma & registration is available here. Deadline for registration is 3 December. Note that this event will be conducted in Dutch.
CEN, CENELEC, and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) anually carry out a ‘foresight on standardization’ initiative named Putting Science into Standards (PSIS) The 2023 PSIS workshop will take place online on 12-13 December 2023, and will focus on Circular technologies for construction. This PSIS workshop will facilitate the exchange of views on standardization needs for implementing circular technologies in the construction sector. Aims of the workshop: specify circular principles to a more sustainable circular economy in the construction ecosystem, covering design to de-construction and end-of-life scenarios in all stages of current and subsequent life cycles; reflect on the finding of the gap analysis developed by CEN/TC 350/SC 1 “Circular economy in the construction sector”; collect additional stakeholders’ needs to complement the gap analysis and define future standardization priorities; encourage participation of scientific community into future standardization activities. Registration is yet to open. More information can be found on the official announcement. Background information: The construction sector is one of the priority areas addressed by the Circular Economy Action Plan of the European Green Deal. The sector is responsible for over 35% of the EU’s total waste generation, with construction and demolition waste being one of the most significant waste streams. The uptake of circular economy in the construction sector is influenced by policies scattered in areas ranging from the Waste Framework Directive to the Construction Products Regulation and product standards, with a consequent need for effective coordination.
The Horizon2020 twinning project ScreenME has as its objective to enhance excellence in screen media entrepreneurship at Tallinn University (TLU). To do so, ScreenME has established a network of universities across Europe that aim to improve research into and teaching of entrepreneurship for the screen media industry. ScreenME will develop a teaching course and will kick off research initiatives and projects on entrepreneurial activities in media organisations. The research group on ‘Studies in Media, Innovation and Technology (SMIT)’ of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is partner in the network and is involved in two cross-cutting activities of the project: support for early stage researchers and developing stakeholder involvement.